Journey through the Clouds Explorer

Experience the West! This journey through the clouds takes you to the stunning mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, including a trip to the Columbia Icefields and a helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies.

AAA Member Benefit

Up to $100 CAD** per adult on-board merchandise credit when you book a qualifying 2020 Rocky Mountaineer rail journey.

Inclusions

  • 2 days on-board Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 breakfasts, 4 lunches
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Luggage handling and rail stations transfers
  • National Park Pass

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
  • Yoho Park Tour
  • Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Tour
  • Calgary Tower

Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver Arrival

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River.

Day 3: Kamloops to Jasper

Journey east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta, follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park.

Day 4: Jasper Highlights Tour

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park.

Day 5: Jasper to Banff

Travel to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls.

Day 6: Banff to Lake Louise

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise.

Day 7: Lake Louise to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour

Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included.

Day 8: Calgary Departure

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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*Price for Canadian Rockies Getaway Circle package per person in U.S. Dollars (USD), GoldLeaf Service, for April 13, 2020 start date from Vancouver, subject to availability. Accommodation is based on double occupancy. Pricing does not include Canadian tax (GST) or flights. Pricing is expressed in USD as a guideline only and may vary at the time of booking based on changes in exchange rate with the CAD. Additional conditions apply.

**The AAA Member Benefit Merchandise Credit is with qualifying Rocky Mountaineer vacation packages in GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service. Eight (8) days or more in GoldLeaf Service receive $200 CAD per couple ($100 per adult) Onboard Merchandise Credit. Eight (8) days or more in SilverLeaf Service receive $100 CAD per couple ($50 per adult) Onboard Merchandise Credit. Four to seven (4–7) days in GoldLeaf Service receive $100 CAD per couple ($50 per adult) Onboard Merchandise Credit. Four to seven (4–7) days in SilverLeaf Service receive $70 CAD per couple ($35 per adult) Onboard Merchandise Credit. Redemption of merchandise credit is only available onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. Additional conditions apply.